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2 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

GAO: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl swap

The Defense Department broke the law when it transferred five Taliban detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar in exchange for former prisoner of war Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, US News, US Military Prisons, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

2 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, World News, US Governors, Bob McDonnell, Ohio

2 hrs ago | KFVS12

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they... Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond ... (more)

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, World News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Crash Victims Can't Sue Aircraft Maker in Calif.

The family of a man killed in a November 2010 plane crash in Cuba cannot sue the French manufacturer of the aircraft in California, the 9th Circuit rules.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, World News,

12 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Cuban Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach

Trying to find the best Cuban sandwich in South Florida is like trying to find a stretch of pavement uncluttered with out-of-state plates come high season.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, World News, Central America, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, West Palm Beach, FL

12 hrs ago | Jaunted

US Office of Foreign Assets Opens Up Another Way for Americans to Tour Cuba

It wasn't too long ago that travel to Cuba was near impossible but, slowly, opportunities are opening up for Americans.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel,

16 hrs ago | CNN

Brantly's blood tests are negative

Dr. Kent Brantly , who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.

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Related Topix: Emory University, World News, Tanzania, Israel, Middle East, Ferguson, MO

17 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Dr. Carlos J. (Juan) Finlay - Remembering Our History

With the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal celebrated on August 15, 2014, let's not forget that a Cuban physician from Camaguey was partly responsible for the completion of this feat.

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Related Topix: World News, Medicine, Malaria, Health, US News, Conservative Political News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newindpress

Venezuela's President Pays Visit to Fidel Castro

A poster that features Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and Cuba's Fidel Castro is displayed on a glass window at the entrance of an apartment building in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, World News, Raul Castro

Korean News

Reception Given at DPRK Embassy in Havana

A reception was given at the DPRK embassy in Havana on August 13 on the occasion of the 88th birthday of Fidel Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban revolution.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Inside Colombia

Pope Greets Presence of Victims in Colombian Peace Talks in Havana

Pope Francis expressed being happy for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict that were heard at the negotiating table of the Government and the guerrillas of the FARC-EP installed in Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Bradenton.com

ISIS releases video showing beheading of American journalist

The Islamic State posted a video Tuesday that it said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago, according to a transcript released by the SITE Intelligence Group.

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The Hill

9/11 terror trials delayed by allegations of torture

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once averred that "Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen."

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Pennsylvania

Mother Jones

Anti-communist crusader Otto Reich is a baffling pick to "change the narrative."

In late July, with child migrants still surging across the US-Mexico border, President Obama met with Central American leaders to discuss a response to the crisis.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: The day the people of Havana protested in the streets

The fall of the Berlin Wall and the disappearance of the USSR had been the trigger for the beginning in Cuba of the "Special Period in Times of Peace," an economic crisis which lasted for 25 years.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, Conservative Political News

The Miami Herald

Cuba to add security measures to pesos

Raúl Castro shakes hands with Vladimir Putin at Revolution Palace in Havana as the Russian leader began a recent tour of Latin America.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin, Fidel Castro

Metsblog.com

Mets not among teams seen as serious players for Castillo

The Red Sox, Tigers, Phillies, Cubs, Yankees and Mariners are expected to end up signing Cuban free-agent OF Rusney Castillo , who is currently sifting through offers, according to MLB reporter Jon Heyman .

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The Daily Caller

Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo Detainees Did It First

The Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral lately on Facebook and Instagram, raising awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease as people either dump a bucket of ice water on their head or donate $100 to the ALS Association.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Times

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba

In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Mariela Castro, lawmaker and director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education smiles before giving a press conference on the first day of the VI Regional ILGALAC Conference and the start of activities at the VII Cuban Symposium Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: Cuba, AL, Human Sexuality, World News, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, Gay/Lesbian

Foreign Policy

Damn Yanquis

The idea of "democracy promotion" sells well in Washington -- it's practically untouchable.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Fidel Castro

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